The sUAS A.A.S. will concentrate on the maintenance, repair and operation of the components of small unmanned aircraft systems to include: motor controls, sensor technologies, small electronics, computer hardware, Local Area Networks (LAN) understanding the function of data links or the communication/guidance system between vehicle and control interfaces (line of sight), and within UAS. Additionally, students will learn how to properly plan and execute flight operations. Courses are designed to create a skilled sUAS Field Service Technician with a broad understanding of commonly used UAS platforms at the functional level, an in-depth understanding of the components of those systems and the knowledge necessary to conduct safe and efficient flight operations.
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View semester order by campus: Thief River Falls
|Course #||Course Name||Credit(s)|
|AVIA 1011||Basic Electricity||5|
|CPTR 1132||Microcomputer Maintenance||3|
|CRLT 2103||Job Seeking/Keeping||1|
|ETAS 1560||Robotic Programming I||2|
|ETAS 2220||Microcontrollers I||4|
|ETAS 2221||Sensor Technology||4|
|ETAS 2230||Motor Controls||3|
|GINT 2403||GIS Interoperability||3|
|IMAG 1101||Remote Sensing||3|
|IMAG 1103||Imagery Software/Mapping||4|
|UAST 2110||Foundations of UAS||3|
|UAST 2180||sUAS Ground School||3|
|UAST 2190||sUAS Lab||3|
|ENGL 1111||Composition I||3|
|ENGL 1112||Composition II||3|
|ENGL 2207||Technical Writing||3|
|MN Transfer Curriculum Electives||6|
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